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Jaggaer Completes BravoSolution Acquisition – Good Luck Everybody!

Jaggaer completed the acquisition of BravoSolution yesterday from Italmobiliare S.p.A. We hear they found the last few dollars down the back of the sofa just […]

RIP Emptoris, 1999-2017: The End of a Procurement Software Innovator

Back to our best of 2017 articles, and two together that describe the last days of Emptoris, once one of the giants of the procurement […]

Coupa Acquires Simeno – Swiss Catalogue Specialists Join Rapidly Growing Firm

Yesterday Coupa, the leading spend and procurement cloud software firm, announced that they are acquiring privately owned Simeno Holding AG, a leader in cross-catalogue search […]

BravoSolution – What Is Jaggaer Acquiring? Some Great People, For A Start!

Before we get into some further personal comments about the Jaggaer acquisition of BravoSolution, we recommend this article by Tom Finn on the Spend Matters […]

Consolidation in the Procurement Software Market – Warp Factor Ten, Captain!

Over the past seven years I’ve had discussions both in terms of covering their capabilities and about potential business opportunities for Spend Matters UK/Europe with […]

A New Buy-side CLM Killer App? How LawGeex Has Created the “Automate” Quadrant for Contract Management

As we said - we had our founder and CEO, Jason Busch, over from Chicago last week. He dropped in on eWorld with us and […]

Globality Gets Into Gear – A Serious Attempt To Disrupt Global Services Buying?

There are many ways to start a new business. You can develop your idea on the kitchen table, rope in a few friends who will […]

What Leads to Procurement and Finance Falling Out?

Yes, we have a new Spend Matters briefing / best practice paper to tell you about, and one thing is beyond argument – it has […]

Software Europe Becomes Selenity – Away Shirts and a Game Changer

Five years ago we paid a visit to privately owned Software Europe (based in Lincoln), interested in the firm as a provider of expense management […]

Bravo Advantage – A Look At New Procurement Technology Platform (part 2)

In part 1 of this review, a couple of weeks back, we started looking at the latest release of the BravoAdvantage source-to-pay procurement platform from […]

Proactis Buys Perfect Commerce – Further Thoughts

On Friday, Wetherby-based* procurement software firm Proactis announced the transformational acquisition of US / France firm Perfect Commerce. Proactis has made 5 acquisitions in the […]

Science Warehouse Customer Event – Focus On Product Enhancement

Science Warehouse (SWL), the Leeds-based eProcurement business, was initially a spin-out from Leeds University, created by Dr David Hames to meet the needs of scientists […]